Sacrament Tablecloths

Sacrament Tablecloths

Why do the sacrament tablecloths need to be nontransparent? Edson __________________ Dear Edson, (vol. 2, 20.4.2): “Sacrament tablecloths should be white, nontransparent, clean, and pressed. Sacrament trays should be kept clean.” Strictly speaking, the...
Difficulty Paying Tithing

Difficulty Paying Tithing

I have to pay a large sum which is means tested every month, by court order. This is non negotiable. Until that is cleared every penny I have over basic subsistence , rent and utilities are counted as disposable income which I have to use towards repayment of the...
Cremation/Dedication

Cremation/Dedication

Hi, Thank you for replying to my question the last time I emailed you. May I asked a question regarding “cremation and dedication of the grave”, actually a question given by one brother during a class which there was no clear answer. His question is with...
Bishops and Divorce

Bishops and Divorce

Can a man married to a divorced woman (specifically if she was sealed in the temple in her first marriage) be called to be a Bishop? I can’t find an accurate answer for that. Thanks! Bernice _______________ Bernice, As I have taken time to research an answer to...
Modifying Temple Clothing

Modifying Temple Clothing

Can temple clothing be modified with a piece of velcro to help hold the garment on? Kerry ______________ Kerry, I’m not sure, though it seems adjusting the size to fit more properly would be the first step to attempt, whether the garment is too loose or too...
Year Wait for Ordinances

Year Wait for Ordinances

I believe that the reason one has to wait a year to do temple work for the dead is: They are being preached to in the spirit world. When the year is up the deceased have enough knowledge to either reject or accept their temple work. What is your take on this? Joyce...
Attending Funerals in Other Churches

Attending Funerals in Other Churches

When my father died several years ago in WI, a LDS friend of several decades explained kindly to us that he could not attend the funeral in our (Protestant) church as LDS members were prohibited from attending services in other churches. Is this church policy? Or...
What is your view of single sisters adopting?

What is your view of single sisters adopting?

Question   Gramps, What is your view of single sisters adopting children and rearing them in the gospel who might not have had a chance otherwise? ¬†This would be for those women who never had the chance of a temple sealing. Amy     Answer   Amy,...
Child Support

Child Support

I am paying my monthly payments on child support as I should. But when I wasn’t working it got piled up. So when I went to court, we made an agreement, to pay the back pay in small payments with the monthly payments on top of that. So basically, I am paying what...
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